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Relatively few crimes are solved, few criminals convicted. The ton, originally a unit of wine measure, was defined to equal 20 hundredweight or 2240 pounds. Under the law of the roman empire any association not compulsory was forbidden. If the old distinction between unlawful sedition Edition: current; Page: [233] and justifiable resistance to the power of the state (i.e., revolution)—a distinction which played such a vital role in medieval legal thought in the form of the common subjection of people and ruler to the law 15 —has progressively disappeared in the modern age, this is due to several factors.

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